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  1. 85/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Eighty-fifth Gate
    Right belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we attain the supreme Dharma.

    Right belief :
    confidence in the ( truth ) Dharma

    May we together with all buddhas
    Aspire to Right Belief
    That we may attain the supreme Dharma

    May this offering bring peace to all beings
    May our actions contribute to the harmony of The Universe
    And, may all hearts and minds be opened to the present. ...
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  2. 84/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Eighty-fourth Gate
    Reliance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not incline toward Small Vehicles.

    Reliance:
    confident or trustwothy dependence


    May we together with all buddhas
    Be reliant in our practice
    That we may not be misled from the way

    May this offering bring peace to all beings
    May our actions contribute to the harmony of The Universe
    And, may all hearts and minds be opened ...
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  3. 83/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Eighty-third Gate
    The bodhi-mind is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we are not separated from the Three Treasures.

    Bodhi-mind ( bodhicitta ) :
    Awakened mind. way-seeking mind, the will to the truth.


    May we together with all buddhas
    Aspire to the Bodhi mind
    That we may not be separated from the Three Treasures

    May this offering bring peace to all beings
    May our actions contribute to the harmony ...
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  4. 82/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Eighty-second Gate
    Right balanced state is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we attain undistracted samādhi

    Right Balanced State :
    being in harmony and properly aligned with all dharmas and the universe


    May we together with all buddhas
    Maintain the Right Balanced state
    That we may attain undistracted samādhi

    May this offering bring peace to all beings
    May our actions contribute to the harmony ...
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  5. 81/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Eighty-first Gate
    Right mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not consider all dharmas intellectually

    Right mindfulness :
    attentive awareness of one's actions and responsibilities


    May we together with all buddhas
    Practice Right Mindfulness
    That we may attain the noble path

    May this offering bring peace to all beings
    May our actions contribute to the harmony of The Universe ...
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